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The Student Block, Loughborough
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The Student Block, Loughborough

Ashby Square, Loughborough, LE11 5AA, United Kingdom
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About the Property

Located at Ashby Square, The Student Block Loughborough LE11 5AA, UK, emerges as a sought-after student accommodation in Loughborough, offering various living options, including ensuites and bedroom apartments. The Student Block is exceptionally popular for its proximity to major educational institutions. Students enrolled at Loughborough University, Loughborough College, the University of Derby, and the University of Leicester will find commuting simple, with these universities just a short distance away, accessible via a quick walk or bike ride.

Choosing The Student Block Loughborough student accommodation places students in a dynamic educational hub known for its top-ranking universities and vibrant student community. It is located just outside the Nottinghamshire border and a short distance from the East Midlands Airport, providing easy access to the surrounding cities. Charnwood Museum, one of the largest museums in town, houses various exhibits dating back centuries that reflect the area's natural history. The Carillon War Memorial is one of the famous landmarks in Queens Park. The Pedestrianised Market Place and Market Street are the centre of the city's shopping area, which maintains several original Art Deco buildings, and one of the buildings is home to the town's Odeon Cinema. Loughborough itself is a historic market town brimming with cultural significance and modern amenities, ideal for students from around the globe. The town is nestled in the heart of England and is recognised for its outstanding sporting achievements and distinguished academic institutions. With a strong student population, the city offers a balanced lifestyle with plenty of opportunities for leisure, study, and cultural experiences. The Student Block Loughborough provides a comfortable and secure environment, making it an excellent choice for students seeking quality accommodation in this celebrated university city.

Features

The Student Block Loughborough is tailor-made for students seeking a comfortable and convenient living experience. The Student Block Loughborough offers furnished Studio Flats, 3 Bedroom Flats, 2 Bed Flats, and 1 Bed Flats, along with Ensuite Rooms, Superior and regular Ensuite Rooms.

Each room is equipped with a comfy double bed, a desk & chair for organised study, a wardrobe to accommodate your belongings, a high-speed Wi-Fi network and many more.

When it comes to shared spaces, The Student Block Loughborough does not disappoint. A well-equipped free washing and drying facility makes it easy to tackle chores without leaving the property. Residents can spend their free time in the games area/ TV or maintain a healthy lifestyle at the on-site gym with the latest free equipment and CV machines. All these common amenities are designed to enhance the living experience and foster a sense of community among the residents.

Students at The Student Block Loughborough will appreciate the inclusion of a fully equipped high-spec kitchen, enabling them to whip up meals with ease and a bike storage area. There are also security cameras and a 24-hour warden for safety purposes.

Location and What's Hot?

Situated in the heart of Loughborough, The Student Block Loughborough offers a prime location for students looking for convenience and a lively local scene. The property caters to a diverse student community, being a few minutes from top academic institutions such as Loughborough University and Loughborough College. Other renowned universities, such as The University of Nottingham (Sutton Bonington Campus) and De Montfort University, are also easily accessible.

Just outside your door lies an array of eateries to tantalise your taste buds, whether it's at Phat Buns, Rainbow Pizza & Kebab House for some yummy pizzas or the ever-popular Wingin It. For those craving a caffeine fix or a spot to study, Hubble Bubble Cafe/bar provides an ideal backdrop, while S.O.A.K Cocktail Co will be your go-to for a relaxing drink with friends.

When it comes to grocery shopping, Oriental Food Shop offers all the essentials just a stroll away, ensuring you never run out of supplies. For any medical needs, The Pinfold Medical Practice and Loughborough Hospital are within the vicinity. Green spaces are abundant, with Queen's Park providing a serene escape from your studies, and Southfields Park is perfect for a refreshing jog or picnic. Culture fans will appreciate the proximity to Loughborough Town Hall and the Charnwood Museum, ensuring there's always something to do and explore. The Student Block Loughborough not only offers an excellent selection of room types but also places you within a vibrant neighbourhood that's buzzing with student life. With The Student Block Loughborough, embracing student life is effortless, making it an exceptional choice for both study and leisure. This accommodation promises a comfortable and convenient living experience and positions you in the heart of the city's excitement. It is any day, an ideal choice for students who aspire to study at nearby universities.

Commute

Convenience meets connectivity at The Student Block Loughborough, where students are ideally situated to explore everything Loughborough has to offer. Ashby Square (Stand AA) and Greenclose Lane (Stand GA) are the two nearest bus stops. Whether you're catching a bus at Swan Street (Stand SA) or hopping on a train at the Loughborough Railway Station, you're covered. For a quick jaunt around the city, there are also numerous options like Loughborough Central for heritage railway fans. In addition to the bus, metro, and train, students can also commute by bicycle to nearby areas; a bike storage area is available at The Student Block Loughborough.

Distance

- The Loughborough University  is 4 minutes drive away.

- Loughborough Design School is approx. 15 minutes walk from the property.

- Loughborough hospital is 6 minutes drive from The student block student housing.

- If you are not in a mood to have your usual dinner, you can have a fantastic meal at the Fernandes Grillhouse, which is a short walk away from the property.

- Ashby Square bus stop is just 2 minutes walk away.

- Loughborough train station is approx. 15 minutes walk from the property.

- After a long tiring day at the University, you can chill with your friends in the tap and clapper, which is only one minute walk from student block student housing.

What will you get

Your Rent Include

Wifi
Water
Electricity
Heating

Common Amenities

Onsite Gym
Bike Storage Facilities
Newly Installed High Speed Wifi Network
Garden Area

Cancellation Policies (3)

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    This property allows cancellation due to deferring studies.
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Payment Policies (4)

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    This property offers flexible instalment plan.
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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I book?

In order to book a room , you are to sign a Tenancy Agreement and pay 300£ Advance Payment to secure the room booking. The 300£ Advanced payment includes: 1. 200£ room deposit, will be refunded to you at the end of your tenancy. 2. 100£ advanced rent, will be deducted from the total rent amount. This 300£ is non-refundable if you cancel your booking. No room will be confirmed booked until the 300£ advance payment is paid.

How do I pay rent?

You can pay your rent via online banking.

How long will It take for my maintenance issue to be Fixed?

They have a dedicated team of maintenance staff who are always on help to fix any problems you may have. They work to a set of Service Level Targets (SLA's), you can view our Maintenance Service Level Targets to see the SLA targets in full. Our targets are created in line with Loughborough Universities SLA targets. Time begins when you report a problem to your manager.

Where can I do my laundry?

Forest Court There is a launderette service on site. The cost is £2.50 per wash and £1.50 to dry items. Please ask your Accommodation Manager for full details. In each site washing machines and dryers are available for you to do your laundry. This service is free of charge! In each site washing machines and dryers are available for you to do your laundry. This service is free of charge!

How do I report maintenance?

All maintenance issues can be emailed directly to property.

What can I do if my neighbours are being too noisy after hours?

If you feel like you can approach your neighbours then you do have the authority to do so. If you do not feel comfortable doing this, please call the warden.

What do I do if the fire alarm goes off?

If you hear the fire alarm, go off you must leave your room straight away and go to the fire assembly point. (You will be notified of fire assembly points when you move in).

Where can I store a bike?

Radmoor House, Regent Road, Renaissance & The Student Block Bikes must be stored outside in the bike rack area. Forest Rise, Forest Court & Kingfisher Halls - There is a bike storage shed, where keys are available from the office.

Where can I park my car?

At the property, there are 4 car parking space. You need to reserve a space in the office. If there are no spaces left at the property site, then they can sort out parking at another one of our other sites for you. 

Who is in charge of the cleaning?

Across all the sites there are communal cleaners for shared kitchens and living areas. However it is down to you to keep your room clean and tidy. It is not the cleaners job to remove bin bags, please ensure you keep your room and kitchen area free from rubbish at all times.

How fast will the WiFi be?

WiFi is always free. The Fibre speed is up to  350mps. Speeds will vary at each individual property, check your contract or speak with your manager to find out your speeds for your room.

Can I have friends/family to stay overnight?

You are responsible for any guests that you have staying with you and are liable if they cause any problems. But of course, friends and family are always welcome at Property.

Can I smoke in my room?

All our properties are non-smoking throughout. There are usually outside areas for you to smoke with ashtrays provided.

My room is not like the website – I want to move. Can I do this?

All our rooms are individual and one room is never the same as the next. If you are unhappy with your room, please speak to the reception team. Where there are other rooms available they will offer these as an alternative.

I am locked out of my room/my key doesn't work. Who do I call to get back in?

Call the warden on the emergency contact form by the main door in your property.

Why are my windows restricted?

Your window may have a restricting device that limits how far it opens. It's there for your safety so it's important that you don't disconnect or damage it, or let anyone else do so. If the window fittings do become damaged, you need to tell a member of the property team straight away. 

What are the reception hours of the property?

Reception hours vary from property to property; most properties will advertise their opening hours at reception. Generally it's 9am-5pm Mon- Friday.

Why didn't you tell me about the building site next door to the property?

As our properties are situated in city centre locations, they sometimes have developments happening nearby.

Who's the Accommodation Manager?

Each site has a dedicated manager; you should be able to find out your manager's name by speaking to the staff at reception. The manager may not always be in your building as they may manage several properties.

Can I Bring My Pet To Live With Me?

They do not allow any pets at Property. They are not built to take animals and its not fair on them. Please leave your pets at home, they will look forward to seeing you when your back!

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Student Accomodations in Loughborough

Loughborough Student Accommodation

Loughborough is a pleasant market town in Leicestershire, close to Derby, Nottingham, and the East Midlands Airport. It is well-known for its educational universities as well as its extensive collection of antique artifacts and architecture. Loughborough University and Loughborough College are both located here, with approximately 18,000 students enrolled in these universities' undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, making it easier to find accommodation in

Loughborough. Students look for student accommodation in Loughborough, which is not very far from the universities and also provides easy access to the rest of the city. Amber provides several student accommodation in Loughborough, which ensures a comfortable student stay. The city comprises everything from excellent accommodation to pocket-friendly Loughborough student accommodation. Loughborough student accommodation options consist of comfortable yet budget-friendly ensuites, studios, and shared apartments, including all the bills. Loughborough student accommodation options are also available for short-term tenancies. These student accommodation options offer several amenities and services which take care of students' needs, which one might require while settling in the city. Waterways, The Holt, Foundry 1, and  William Morris Hall are a few recommended Loughborough student accommodation options.

About Loughborough

Loughborough, a quaint town in Leicestershire's Charnwood Borough, has all the makings of a quiet and peaceful lifestyle. It is located just outside the Nottinghamshire border and a short distance from the East Midlands Airport, providing easy access to the surrounding cities. Charnwood Museum, one of the largest museums in town, houses various exhibits dating back centuries that reflect the area's natural history. The Carillon War Memorial is one of the famous landmarks in Queens Park. The Pedestrianised Market Place and Market Street are the center of the city's shopping area, which maintains several original Art Deco buildings, and one of the buildings is home to the town's Odeon Cinema. The city experiences cool summers and mild winters as Loughborough experiences a maritime climate similar to most of the British Isles. A few universities one would want to be a part of are Loughborough University and Loughborough College. Where amber can also help with Loughborough University and off-campus Loughborough accommodation. Loughborough is a lively market town with a vibrant student population and plenty going on in and around the beautiful campus and town. Leicester is only ten minutes away by train, and with its fantastic live sports action, arts, culture, and restaurant scene, giving the best of both worlds. Nottingham and Derby are also nearby, as are some fantastic outdoor activities in the Peak District, Beacon Hill, and Bradgate Park.

Best Student Accommodation in Loughborough

One usually looks for comfortable and budget-friendly student accommodation in Loughborough. All of these student apartments in Loughborough come with attractive interiors and modern facilities that make the stay of students more comfortable and convenient from their respective universities. Students usually prefer accommodations that are centrally located, which can save travel time. Amber offers various student accommodations in Loughborough that take care of student needs by offering several amenities and services. Still, the welcoming and comfortable ambience of this new place can facilitate a smooth and enjoyable transition. Here are some of the best student accommodation in Loughborough.

1. Waterways

2. The Holt

3. Foundry 1

4. William Morris Halls

5. Study Inn Lemyngton Street

6. Kingfisher Halls

7. Foundry 2

8. Asha House

9. Forest Court

10. Luxurio

Cost of Living in Loughborough

Living in Loughborough as a student is equal to saving money, as the cost of living in Loughborough is not very expensive. Students are recommended to have a budget of £700-£1000 per month, including all living and other personal expenses. Here is a rough estimate for the cost of living expenses one might face in Loughborough:

1. Food: £30 - £70 per week

2. Gas and Electricity: £25 - £50 per week

3. Internet & Mobile Phone: £15 - £30 per week

4. Dinner at a Restaurant: £70 -  £150 per week

5. Laundry: £15 - £25 per week

6. Stationery and Textbooks: £10 - £30 per week

7. Clothing: £40 - £75 per month

8. Travel (Buses, Trains, Trams): £40 - £150 per month

Student Travel Loughborough

Navigating Loughborough as a student relies heavily on understanding the available transit to access classes, events, and sights. The routes in Loughborough are well-connected and offer a high coverage of the rest of the city. Students can explore the rest of the city via public transport. The frequency of the buses/trains is quite high. The bus stops and train stations are easily accessible from the accommodations in Loughborough.

1. Bus

Arriva Midlands and Kinchbus operate local buses in Loughborough, while Centrebus and Nottingham City Transport provide long-distance services to Melton Mowbray and Nottingham.. Kinchbus is a handy way to book tickets where one can buy a single trip from the driver, but the best way to save money is to get a Kinchkard. You can buy a 10-trip Kinchkard or a 28-day unlimited Kinchkard from your Kinchbus driver or online. The top-up amount will be up to £30

2. Train

East Midlands Railway operates routes south to Leicester, Bedford, Luton, and London St Pancras stations and north to Lincoln, Derby, Sheffield, Leeds, and York stations on the Midland Main Line. EMR services have your back, you can easily get to Loughborough from London St Pancras from Sheffield, Nottingham, and Leicester within a few hours.

3. Cycling

Cycling is enjoyable, inexpensive, healthy, and environmentally friendly. Many students choose to ride their bikes to and from universities. In the United Kingdom, cyclists must ride on the left side of the road and cannot use footpaths unless there is a clearly marked cycle lane.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Loughborough

Loughborough is considered one of the most beautiful of all, with amazing architecture and academic universities; Loughborough makes one feel at home and loved. Not just the educational hub, but Loughborough has some exciting things for international students. With its wide selection of eateries, cafes, and pubs, Loughborough has a lot to offer students who choose to stay in the town.

Weekends are great times to visit Queens Park and stroll through the lovely garden. There are several places to have fun in the town, but the most well-known is the Town Hall, which regularly organizes comedy shows, dancing performances, and theatrical productions, to name a few. Loughborough is very famous for its heritage buildings and museums. The city has a total of five museums, out of which Charnwood Museum is a centrally located and largest museum in the city. The Bell Foundry Museum is a two-floored museum that tells the tale of bell-making over the centuries. One can catch a glimpse of the city's history and culture by visiting art galleries like the Fine Art Gallery, Sock Gallery and Artspace. Students can visit some famous restaurants like La Favorita and Caravelli to try some amazing delicacies served by these restaurants. Students can visit Break Escape, an escape room where groups of students can solve mysteries and compete with other groups as well. Additionally, individuals can also hang out at the Climbing station and Laser Quest with their peers. From affordable costs of living to climate perks enabling year-round fun, Loughborough blends academic advancement and lifestyle enjoyment through diverse accommodation, hospitality, employment, and recreation, befitting student life milestones.

Loughborough Tourist Attractions

Loughborough is a university town in the Charnwood Forest, north of Leicester. This place will help students relax and spend some time away from their studies as well and will serve as a great rejuvenation for them. Some of the Loughborough tourist attractions are mentioned below:

1. Great Central Railway (GCR)

2. Loughborough Town Hall

3. Queen's Park

4. Charnwood Museum

5. Loughborough Carillon

6. John Taylor & Co Bell Foundry Museum

7. Art Deco Architecture

8. Whatton House and Gardens

Universities in Loughborough

Every year, several students travel to this city to pursue their education. The universities in Loughborough offer high-quality education and encourage students to take part in academic as well as extracurricular activities. The social clubs and societies give the students an opportunity to interact with students outside their respective courses. Some of the most famous universities in and near Loughborough include:

1. Loughborough University

2. Loughborough College

3. Leicester College

4. University Park Campus

5. Nottingham Trent University

6. University of Derby

7. Coventry University

8. The University of Nottingham (Sutton Bonington Campus)

9. De Montfort University

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